This round porcelain crest is a result of Katsuyo Aoki's interest in human notions surrounding the sacred and profane as well as her ability to reproduce some of the most recognizeable aspects of the rococo style by hand in porcelain, at an unrivaled level of skill. The cobalt underpainting in the center of the this crest is a flurry of moths and foliage, as well as an image of the porcelain skulls she is most famous for, which also make a cameo within the monumental frame. This work is a combination of overstatement and understatement with which introduces historical decadence, fixation on detail, and craft into the contemporary context.

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